What the beheading of a TN Dalit girl says about us
November 17, 2018
Rajalakshmi, a young Dalit girl is beheaded, but does it matter to anybody in Tamil Nadu? Or india as a whole? A state that takes pride in its language and its so-called progressive culture, where the conception of culture is believed to be inclusive and attentive to women, is time and again silent. The entire mainstream Tamil media lives in denial about the brutal murder of a thirteen year-old girl. This horror won't matter to them because it is not titillating, like what they made of, and reduced, Chinmayi's quest for justice to. The release of Sarkar is much more important than the murder of a Dalit girl in a remote village.
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